I’m finally ready to have my grandmother’s ring re-cut. It’s a 2+
carat solitaire with two baguettes. The diamond has a low table with
a chip just below the girdle at a corner of a pavilion. I was told
that if undamaged, it would be worth a nice penny but because of the
chip, it’s considerably less.
I was also told that by getting it re-cut, I’d increase the value.
What I need to know is how much it should cost me to re-cut and how
do I find someone trustworthy to do it? I know there’s always a risk
in having this done but I’m wiling to take it if it doesn’t cost too
much. Having been unemployed for the past 5 years, not being able to
get a job, losing my house, disabled and too young for social
security, my savings has almost bottomed out and I could use the
money by selling the ring. Since I want to get the most for it, that
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